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Did your case have the jumpers so you could set the "speed" you wanted - especially to annoy the gullible when you set your Turbo switch (remember those as well!) to show 128 instead of 66 ...
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I honestly don't recall the jumpers. This was my very first PC and I wanted whatever the Computer Shopper said was cool. The Pentium had already peaked when these new "overclockers" were starting to come out. I knew nothing but that I was future-proofing by investing in the "next big thing". But I do remember the prominent turbo push button and wondering why you would ever not want it on - it wasn't as if running it at a blistering 66 made the lights dim.
I use to have a programmable mechanical keyboard (can't remember brand) that I got in the early 80's just to be able to reprogram the control key. It eventually died but I was able to write a TSR to remap the Control key. Eventually with Windows I found a keyboard mapper utility (Ziff-Davis) that lets me do the remap. The remap utility still works under Windows 10.
I have a Razer Blackwidow too, but I'm not all that impressed. Oh, it's very pretty, but I've only had it a year or two and some of the key mechanisms have already become flaky. I'm currently suffering through an update to Synapse that ate my simple configuration file and makes it harder to create a new one. One other thing, I can type so fast on the Razer that I make mistakes that I don't make on other keyboards. I'm not sure it's a net-positive.
I recently replaced a cheap Logitech keyboard with a Logitech Craft - certainly not among the cheaper ones.
My experience with it is limited to a couple weeks. There is no doubt that I am now typing significantly faster. My subjective impression is that I am making fewer typing mistakes as well.
One positive thing I did not expect: Even though the keys have a significant stroke length, my typing is almost perfecty quiet! (My ex would have loved it - she was frequently complaining about the terrible noise from my keyboard! - but that is long ago.)
It takes a little while to get accustomed to a new keyboard. For me: The top button in the rows above the arrow keys is no longer insert / home / PageUp - they are in the second row. The top row switches between up to three different computers that the keyboard may be connected to, wirelessly. I certainly appreciate and make use of that option, but it takes a little while to adjust your fingers to hit the right key when there is a new row of them!
Bottom line: The replacement is great, and ceratinly worth the money for the upgrade.
MS800 at home; MS850 at work (I brought it in from home, four years ago, then they all went wireless but I kept my old one). There are many blank keys on it, so my programming is very hit-and-miss (I tried to teach myself touch typing but was very unsuccessful). Fortunately, as I am still forced to be working from home, I am using my home keyboard which still has letters on it.
and in 40+ years I have never (touch plastic ) spilt things on my keyboard.
I heard that a few times before.
I'm behind the desk, say, 4-6 times a day with coffee and a smoke or two. Statistically, I got more change to spill stuff. Add to that a morning routine with coffee and a smoke, where one isn't quite awake.
Lots clumsy. But the keyboard, it was prepared for that
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